The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel

The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel

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Overview

A gripping feat of reportage that exposes the sensational life and mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan-an Egyptian senior official who spied for Israel-offering new insight into the turbulent modern history of the Middle East.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515968443
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date: 04/25/2017
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Uri Bar-Joseph is a professor of political science at the University of Haifa. He is the author of several books about intelligence, Israel's national security strategy, and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Neil Shah is an Audie Award-nominated narrator and AudioFile Earphones Award winner who has recorded over one hundred audiobooks. A classically trained actor with an MFA from the Old Globe/University of San Diego program, Neil has appeared off-Broadway and on regional stages, as well as in film and television.

Table of Contents

Cast of Characters vii

Prologue: The Funeral and the Mystery 1

Chapter 1 Cairo, 1944-1970: Beginnings 7

Chapter 2 London, 1970: Contact 33

Chapter 3 April 1971: Enter Military Intelligence 55

Chapter 4 May 1971: Liftoff 76

Chapter 5 The Dream of Every Spy Agency on Earth 100

Chapter 6 Sadat's Emissary for Special Affairs 133

Chapter 7 Egypt Girds for War 152

Chapter 8 Final Preparations and an Intermezzo in Rome 176

Chapter 9 Signing at Sundown on Saturday 194

Chapter 10 Dovecote: Warning and War 219

Chapter 11 The Rise and Fall of Ashraf Marwan 237

Chapter 12 An Angel in the City, a Son-In-Law Exposed 269

Chapter 13 Fallen Angel 298

Acknowledgments 327

Notes 331

Bibliography 347

Index 357

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